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The QI Consultant

Jan Leese is the owner and operator of The Qi Consultant; a very successful Classical Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology consultancy based in Townsville, delivering both onsite and online services in Townsville, interstate and internationally. Jan was initially introduced to Western Feng Shui in the 1990s, but soon realised that it was a very diluted […]

Making Sharing Socials Simple

Tap, share, and instantly connect. This is the concept behind husband and wife duo, Mia and Chad Dickson’s newest business venture. The couple have created the ultimate COVID safe solution to replace business cards and make sharing socials simple with Social Dot.  “Social Dot was born out of huge frustration and the desire to solve […]

Push to Develop Multibillion Dollar Redclaw Industry in NQ

Australian Crayfish Hatchery have taken a bold step forward in their push to develop a redclaw aquaculture industry in North Queensland, today hosting Redclaw 2020 to showcase their facility to industry bodies, politicians and landowners. The event hopes to inspire decision makers and farmers to support the development of commercial aquaculture farms to develop what […]

Investing in Startups has potential to pay off for all

Potential investors can now gain world class insight on how to support and contribute to a vibrant, innovative ecosystem of high-growth businesses in Townsville, thanks to the upcoming Investors Evening on Thursday, 26th November.  Smart Precinct North Queensland, Business and Investment Lead, Lydia Canovas, is curating the event, and says education within the sector is […]

The Woman Behind Australia’s Most Iconic Brand

Natalene Carter has business in her blood. Growing up with a father who owned a motor company for 51 years meant that dinner conversations always revolved around one topic: business.  Now the woman who was once her father’s bookkeeper is at the helm of one of nations most well-known brands, RID Australia, and is the […]

Sunscreen Founded on Social Impact

Indigenous Entrepreneur Alana Kennedy is paving the way for a more inclusive and sustainable future through her skin care brand, Ochre Sun – a company committed to locally producing a PPE sunscreen containing sustainable and ethically sourced Indigenous botanicals. Ochre Sun has recently secured two of the largest wholesalers and is now preparing to export […]

Digital Mag Out Now

The first digital BDmag, The Women Issue is out now, and features some of the inspirational women from our region as part of our media partnership with The Women of Achievement Luncheon & Virtual Conference. We hope you love this new look, mobile friendly format – please let us know what you think at info@bdmag.com.au. […]

Cultivating Success from the Grandstands

Dr Jo Lukins has dedicated her career to understanding what makes athletes tick. As a PhD sports psychologist with over 25 years’ experience and knowledge in the sport and education domains, she is the first to point out the integral role a supportive family plays in the journey of a young athlete.  “We often hear […]

Dance Studio Cancan Survive COVID Restrictions

Former Townsville local Kym Degenhart enjoyed a 10 year, international professional dance career, performing most notably as a Cancan dancer at the Moulin Rouge in Paris, before settling in Canberra.  As the owner of Bom Funk Dance Studio, she has won multiple business awards, is the Vice President of Ausdance ACT, and author of Frou […]

The iScope: Digital Revolution of Medical Devices for GPs

Doctor Olaf Ruskoke-Dierich is the first to point out that traditional eye, ear and skin examination devices simply do not meet the needs of today’s general practitioners or patients. The medical device sector is undergoing a massive transition from analogue to digital devices and services. Currently, there is a high demand from doctors for digital […]